The NBA Makes Its Africa Debut

The NBA Makes Its Africa Debut

A closer look at the players representing Africa at the NBA’s first ever game on the continent.

Serge Ibaka (Republic of the Congo) *will not play due to injury

Still via Grantland's 'Son of the Congo'

The subject of Grantland's recent documentary Son of the Congo, Congolese forward Serge Ibaka is making the trip to Johannesburg but will be sitting the game out due to injury.

HT: 6'11"

WT: 245 lbs.

DOB: 9-18-89, Brazzavile, Republic of the Congo.

Background: Born and raised in Congo.

Position: Forward

Drafted: Seattle Supersonics, 2008 (24th overall pick)

Current Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

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